On October 15th, 1928, the Graf Zeppelin completed its first trans-Atlantic flight.
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A thought for the day: U.S. Gen. George S. Patton said, Do more than is required of you.
On this date in history:
In 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, better known as William the Conqueror, led his invading army to victory over England's King Harold at Hastings.
In 1322, Scotland's Robert ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- King James II of England in 1633
- William Penn, the English Quaker who founded Pennsylvania, in 1644
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, World War II military leader and 34th ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2017 with 78 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On October 14th, 1812, work on Regent's Canal began.
A thought for the day: Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete. -- Bill Shoemaker